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The 111th New York Volunteer Infantry : a Civil War history /
Martin W. Husk.
imprint
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers c2010.
description
ix, 248 p.
ISBN
0786445521 (softcover : alk. paper), 9780786445523 (softcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers c2010.
isbn
0786445521 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786445523 (softcover : alk. paper)
abstract
"Their history from muster through victory, with first-hand accounts and primary sources. Details on men and their hometowns. Detailed are Harper's Ferry, Gettysburg, and Petersburg close unit-level and overall strategy and their place in the greater conflict. An appendix covers in-depth the capture, imprisonment, ill-treatment, and eventual death or release of 83"--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
7025340
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Martin W. Husk is a project manager for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He lives in Cary, North Carolina.
Summaries
Library of Congress Summary
"Their history from muster through victory, with first-hand accounts and primary sources. Details on men and their hometowns. Detailed are Harper's Ferry, Gettysburg, and Petersburg close unit-level and overall strategy and their place in the greater conflict. An appendix covers in-depth the capture, imprisonment, ill-treatment, and eventual death or release of 83"--Provided by publisher.
Main Description
This regimental history follows the 111th New York Volunteer Infantry's service from muster through victory. Drawing on many first-hand accounts and primary sources, it provides details on the towns from which the regiment was organized and the backgrounds of the men who served in its ranks. Battles in which the regiment fought, including Harpers Ferry, Gettysburg and Petersburg, are covered in detail, with close unit-level coverage as well as information on the overall strategy and the regiment's place in the greater conflict. An appendix covers in depth the October 1864 capture of 83 111th soldiers by the Confederacy and their subsequent imprisonment, during which many died from hunger and disease.
Main Description
This regimental history follows the 111th New York Volunteer Infantry's service from muster through victory, with many first-hand accounts and primary sources. It provides details on the towns from which the regiment was organized and examines the men who served in its ranks. Battles in which the regiment fought, including Harper's Ferry, Gettysburg and Petersburg, are covered in detail, with close unit-level coverage as well as information on the overall strategy and the regiment's place in the greater conflict. An appendix covers in-depth the October 1864 capture of 83 111th soldiers by the Confederacy, following their imprisonment, ill-treatment, and eventual death or release.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Prefacep. 1
Answering the Callp. 3
On to Harpers Ferryp. 17
A Regiment in Exilep. 29
Back to Virginiap. 39
Redemption in Pennsylvaniap. 55
With Pride to Bristoep. 79
Winter Campaigningp. 94
Overland Through Virginiap. 105
Marching to the Leftp. 129
The Cockade Cityp. 139
Routed at Reams Stationp. 151
The Siege Continuesp. 161
The Last Campaignp. 179
ƓWe Left Him at Salisburyƶp. 203
Regimental Strengthp. 211
Chapter Notesp. 213
Bibliographyp. 237
Indexp. 243
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